Find your new favorite getaway.

Real Maine adventure. Real Maine hospitality.

Who is MSCA?

We are guides. We are fishermen. We are chefs. We are your hosts.

We offer Maine's warmest hospitality to outdoor enthusiasts, and we'd like to invite you on an unforgettable fishing, hunting, hiking, paddling, or adventure vacation. We are an association of independent wilderness lodge and sporting camp owners coming together from the most rural parts of Maine. We work tireless hours to make sure that your outdoor holiday is everything you'd hoped for. Beyond that, we are all different, and we invite you to explore Maine to find your sporting camp tradition. Will that tradition start at a rustic camp without electricity? Will it find you sipping coffee on your covered porch while listening to the loons? Will it take you fifty miles from pavement or keep you closer to town? Whatever your fancy, Maine has a camp for you.


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What we do

Maine's sporting camps and wilderness lodges are a historic tradition reaching back to the mid-1800s, when wealthy businessmen rode the then-new train from Boston to the remote Maine woods to hunt and fish. Today, Maine's lodges offer rustic accommodations to sportsmen of all walks of life: fishermen and hunters; paddlers and hikers; friends, couples, and families.

Most Maine sporting camps are family owned and are renown for their warm hospitality. Some are rustic, without electricity or running water, while others offer modern conveniences. Some are nestled on lake fronts or rivers, some are tucked in the woods, and some are close to town. Many offer the traditional American plan, where sports are treated to three home-cooked meals per day, while others offer self-catering accommodations, known as the housekeeping plan. What will you do on your sporting camp vacation? How about:

Fishing
Ice fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Boating
Cross-country skiing
Snowmobiling
Bird hunting
Bear hunting
Moose hunting
Deer hunting
Bird watching
Wildlife watching
Biking
Photography

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Explore Maine's camps and lodges

MSCA members span the most rural and beautiful parts of the state, from the North Maine Woods to the western mountains to the Downeast region.
Where will you find your new perfect getaway?

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MSCA Board Officers:
President: Jen Brophy, Red River Camps
Vice President: Jess Libby, Libby Sporting Camps
Secretary: Josie Allen, Macannamac Camps
Treasurer: Alan Theriault, Eagle Lake Sporting Camps
Board Members: Harvey and Darcie Calden, Tim Pond Camps
Board Member: Doug McCafferty, Whisperwood Lodge
Board Member: Gloria Theriault, Eagle Lake Sporting Camps
Board Member: Igor Sikorsky, Bradford Camps
Board Member: Jason Bouchard, Chandler Lake Camps
Board Member: Luisa Surprenant, Chesuncook Lake House
Alden Camps
Allagash Sporting Camps
Beaver Cove Camps
Boggy Brook Outfitters
Bosebuck Mountain Camps
Boulet Sporting Camps
Bowlin Camps Lodge
Bradford Camps
Bulldog Camps
Castle Island Camps
Chandler Lake Camps & 4th Musquacook Lodge
Chesuncook Lake House and Cabins
Claybrook Mountain Lodge
Cobbs Pierce Pond Camps
Cowgers' Lakefront Cabins
Down River Camps
Eagle Lake Sporting Camps
Eagle Lodge
Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps
Grand Lake Lodge
Greenland Cove Cabins
Homestead Lodge
Katahdin Mountain Lodge
The Last Resort
Leen's Lodge
Libby Camps
Libby Outposts
Macannamac Camps and Lodges
Matagamon Wilderness Camp
Mt. Chase Lodge
Nahmakanta Lake Camps
Nicatous Lodge and Camps
Penobscot River Cabins
The Pines Lodge
Red River Camps
Rideouts
South Branch Lake Camps
Spencer Pond Camps
Sturtevant Pond Camps
Tea Pond Lodge and Cabins
Tim Pond Camps
Umcolcus Sporting Camps
Weatherby's Resort
West Branch Pond Camps
Whisperwood Lodge and Cottages
Willard Jalbert Camps, Inc.
Wilson's on Moosehead Lake

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